The Mississippi Department of Education plans to seek grants from the federal government worth up to $15 million a year for four years to expand an existing pre-kindergarten program.
An Alabama-based group is filing legal arguments to support Chris McDaniel as he tries to overturn his Republican primary loss to six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.
The owner of a video production company has bought Mississippi Film Studios.
Mississippi's Court of Appeals says the state Board of Medical Licensure can discipline a radiologist for making what a federal judge found to be thousands of "manufactured" lung disease diagnoses.
State health officials are reporting two new deaths from the West Nile virus in Mississippi, bringing this year's total to five.
It's been nearly three months since Chris McDaniel lost the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Mississippi, and he still hasn't conceded. Now, it's worth considering whether McDaniel, a state senator tea party favorite from Jones County, is pursuing a long-term political strategy of winning by losing.
Louisiana authorities say a 17-year-old male from south Mississippi has been arrested in northwest Louisiana and faces kidnapping charges in Mississippi.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says airstrikes alone will not be enough to defeat Islamic State group militants.
The state Board of Education approved an emergency contract Thursday that means Mississippi's public school students will take multistate tests this year to evaluate student mastery of the Common Core state standards.
Members of the Mayor's Health Council hope to work out a plan under which the Vicksburg farmers market can accept electronic benefits transactions as part of a plan to improve the health of Vicksburg residents.
Unsuccessful tea party-backed candidate Chris McDaniel is invoking a big Mississippi political name as he tries to revive his challenge in a U.S. Senate race: state House Speaker Philip Gunn.
Mississippi authorities were searching Thursday for four young girls last seen with their mother and stepfather who are charged with mistreating the children.
A defeated Senate candidate in Mississippi is arguing that a state court judge was wrong to dismiss his lawsuit that sought to overturn his Republican primary loss to incumbent Thad Cochran.
A Jackson high school has parted ways with a soccer coach after a mother complained he sent inappropriate texts to her 14-year-old daughter.
After two other men were arrested and let go, DNA results have linked a man jailed in Texas to a 2004 murder in Mississippi.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is intervening in a case involving a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
Democratic former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers said Tuesday that if he's elected to the Senate, he will support a bill requiring employers to pay women and men the same amount for doing the same jobs.
A 26-year-old Texas woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for travelling with seven pounds of crystal meth hidden in the drive shaft of her vehicle.
Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory said he wasn't trying to drum up business with a Facebook post Saturday, but he's fed up with a rash of burglaries around Louisville.
Five more Mississippi school districts are joining a lawsuit against the state over shortfalls in education funding.
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